Dhaka – Bangladesh has achieved “Global Inclusion Award 2017” under the category of Global Money Week Award for its central bank’s sustainable and innovative financial inclusion and financial education initiatives.
Bangladesh Bank Deputy Governor SK Sur Chowdhury received the accolade in a colorful and exalted ceremony held on May 3 at Berlin in Germany, said a BB press release here today.
Bangladesh has won this award by competing with 19 countries from five regions which were finalists.
The award has been given to BB for its sustainable and innovative financial inclusion and financial education initiatives, the release said.
Daffodil International University and Jobsbd have also been recognized along with Bangladesh Bank in this award, according to state-run Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha news agency.
The Global Inclusion Awards 2017, a Child and Youth Financial Inclusion (CYFI) initiative, recognizes and honors those who achieve greatness and demonstrate innovation in financial, social and livelihoods education, financial inclusion, and entrepreneurial support for children and youth at the national, regional and international level.